Self-Disclosure and Interpersonal Relationships for Church Growth
The Study of Pastors and Congregants
Interpersonal relationships are vital for church planting and growth.
Such relationships thrive or otherwise may not be based on the aspect of self-disclosure.
As we shall explore the social-penetration theory by Altman and Taylor, the deeper our relationships become, the higher the chances of breaking or binding.
There is therefore the need for intentional development and nurture of such relationships, and especially between pastors and congregants, who seek to propel their churches to spiritual and also numerical growth, through the help of the Holy Spirit.
Moses Ndung'u Chege is a Gospel minister and Bible teacher with Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM), Nairobi, Kenya.
He holds a BA - Communication & PR from St.
Paul's University and MA - Theological Studies from Africa International University.
He has served as a youth and worship pastor and participated in various church planting projects.
- Moses Ndung’u Chege